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January
7
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"NFL Playoffs - Pittsburgh's Walter Abercrombrie Powers Past Denver
The NFL Playoffs (Broncos-Steelers, Bears-Skins, 49ers-Giants & Dolphins-Seahawks), Holy Hula Hoops! (College basketball), Sneaking Up on Stardom (Golfer Fred Couples), The Kid Hasn't Missed (NHL's Bobby Carpenter), The Master of the Key (Georgetown's Patrick Ewing)
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January
14
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Dan Marino
The NFL Playoffs, A Double Helping Of Special K (College basketball centers Joe Kleine and Jon Koncak), Riding A Long Lonely Road To The Top (Boxer Donald Curry), No. 1 In Their Hearts (Red Auerbach), And So It Came To Pass... (College football)
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January
21
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Dan Marino and Joe Montana
Special Reports (Blood doping and illegal drugs), A New Brew From Milwaukee (Milwaukee Bucks), They're Old But Not Toothless (NHL's Islanders), Shoot First, Last and Always (College basketball's Alfredrick (The Great) Hughes), Super Bowl Preview (Two articles discuss upcoming matchup)
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January
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"Roger Craig Hammers the Dolphins"
The Niners Were Never Finer (Super Bowl), Rub-A-Dub-Dub (Olympic skier Bill Johnson), A Dukeout That Left Carolina Blue (College basketball), Mary, Mary, Still Contrary (Mary Decker), Not Just a Kid on a Pony (Jockey Wesley Ward), Baseball's Dutch Treat (Pitcher Bert Blyleven
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February
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"Walter Berry and the Redmen Halt the Hoyas' Streak"
A Taste of Their Own medicine (St. John's beats Georgetown), He Threw a High Hard One (Jim Howard sets U.S. High Jump record at Millrose Games), Mr. Touchdown Scores Again (Doug Flutie), Guaranteed to Keep the Chin Up (Skater Tiffany Chin), This Fighter's a Breed Apart (Livingstone Bramble), Bittersweet (NBA player Michael (Sugar) Ray Richardson
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February
18
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Wayne Gretzky
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Faith, Hope and Celerity (A devout Swiss and a cardinal-kissing miss from the U.S. worked miracles at the Alpine world championships in Italy.), Fast Turns and Strange Twists (While others cashed inon the banks, Mary (Decker) Slaney was again felled by fate during the Olympic invitational.), The Key Man is Sharper (In his sixth season in the NHL, the Oilers Wayne Gretzky is better than ever, but he still has not reached his best.), They're All for One (In Northern Ireland, Catholics and Protestants unite when featherweight contender Barry McGuigan enters the ring.), Back Home in Indiana (From Bippus to Birdseye, from Holland to Peru, Indiana's game is basketball, otherwise known as Hoosier Hysteria.)
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March
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Baseball Millionaires
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Wish You Were Here (That was Jim Kelly's message to a skeptical public as he put on a splendid USFL show in the Los Angeles Coliseum), Kellogg Went Snap! Crackle! Pop! (In the latest episode of Jayhawk Ron Kellogg's Saturday serial, he led Kansas to an 82-76 upset of hated Oklahoma), Ball Park Figures? Better Believe It (Thanks to arbitration, Montreal outfielder Tim Raines is baseball's 36th and newest million-dollar-a-year player), The North Stars are Going South (Minnesota made some noise as a Stanley Cup finalist in '81 but has slipped badly since then. Here's what happened), Up There Where The Air is Rare (Flying high above the rest of the NBA, old and bitter rivals Boston and Philadelphia are on a playoff collision course), No In It For the Kicks (Rciky Davis, star of the U.S. soccer team and the St. Louis Steamers, is willing to give his all for his struggling sport), Her Life is in Apple Pie Order (Woman's marathon Olympic gold medalist and record holder Joan Benoit nas fame and fortune in perspective)
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March
11
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Jack Nicklaus and son Gary
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The Judgement's in: It's Michigan (Antoine (The Judge) Joubert and Gary (The General) Grant have driven the Wolverines to the Big Ten title.), It's a Big Relief, To Put It Badly (Sick of second place in the major races for 3-year-olds, trainer John Veitch was delighted to win the Florida Derby.), All Quiet on the Western Front (Zola Budd finally competed without untoward incident but lost the Phoenix 10-kilometer road race to Wendy Sly.), New Game Plan for Mr. Tough (Frank Kush, once a notorious taskmaster, is back in Arizona as a USFL Outlaw, but he has a glove on the old iron fist.), Popeye the Whaler Man (Heavyweight champion Larry Holmes could be in deep water if David Bey can biff like the comic-book idol.), The Heir to the Bear (At 16, Gary Nicklaus is a golfer of much promise, with a style uncannily like that of his proud papa, the great Jack.)
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March
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Fred Lynn
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Georgetown Punches In (The Hoyas tuned up impressively for their NCAA title defense by KO'ing all comers in the Big East tournament.), One Heckuva Ramblin' Wreck (Short on depth but long on heart, Georgia Tech nipped North Carolina to prevail in the ACC tournament finale.), Philly Goes Bump In The Night (In a revealing home and home showdown, the Flyers got physical and caught up with the division-leading Capitals.), These Movers Are Shakers (Fred Lynn of Baltimore is just one example of a familiar face who'll be playing in an unfamiliar place this season.), Gold In Them Thar Ponies (In these days of play-for-pay polo, reigning stars like Merno Gracida are whacking out some substantial salaries.), Terror In The Wilderness (A routine summer training run ended in the shooting of biathlete Kari Swenson and the tragic death of a friend.)
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March
25
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"Welcome Home! - Peter Ueberroth reinstates Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle"
The Lord of the Ring (Larry Holmes beats David Bey), The Pros Outweighed the Cons (NFL Quaterback Bernie Kosar), Head and Shoulders Above the Crowd (Georgetown Hoyas), Talk About Bad Table Manners (Table Tennis' Eric Boggan), Mantle & mays
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April
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"The NCAAs: A Big East Feast"
The NCAA Tournament (articles about Georgetown and each of the four regionals), Day and Night, A.J. Was Just Right (Sebring 12 hour race), No Place Like Nome (Iditarod), 'Just Your Average Budding Superstar' (Cub Shortstop Shawon Dunston), Don't Get in His Way (Glen Sather of the Edmonton Oilers), The Curious Case of Sidd Finch
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April
8
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"Ed Pickney Powers Villanova Past Georgetown"
The NCAA's (Playoffs), Big Trouble at Tulane, A Major Win, For Peete's Sake (Golf), Better Than a Barroom Brawl (Hearns to fight Hagler), The Golden Double Eagle (Gene Sarazen), Grandeur and Torment (Grand Canyon)
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April
15
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"Doctor K" Dwight Gooden
Look Out Ty Cobb (Pete Rose approaches the hit record as well as other records), So Good, So Young (Dwight Gooden), All In The Game (Portfolio from baseball), A Whole New Order (Baseball scouting reports), The Boss Takes His Cuts (Baseball commissioner Peter Ueberroth), The Team of Your Dreams
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April
22
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"Marvin Hagler TKOs Thomas Hearns"
Hagler vs Hearns, Der Meisterswinger (Bernhard langer wins the Masters), 'All I Want Is To Be Happy' (Tulane player John Williams), Back In A Blaze Of Glory (New Jersey's Garden State Park), Denver's Portland Cement (Denver Nuggets), On The Road Again and Again.. (Marques Haynes)
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May
6
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"Billy's Back" Billy Martin
Oh No, Not Again (Billy Martin back for the Fourth time), In A Hurry to Get to the Derby (Chief's Crown approaches the Kentucky Derby as the favorite), A Grand Prize For a Lucky Loser (Who will win the rights to draft Patrick Ewing), Red-Hot Jazz with the Fire-Sale Five (NBA Playoffs), Up and Down, Not Down and Out (NHL Playoffs with Chicago and Minnesota), Back on the Right Track (Red Sox player Dwight Evans), Up Where the Air is Rare (Sailboarder Robby Naish), While The Rest of the World Sleeps... (Horse trainer D. Wayne Lukas)
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May
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Magic Johnson
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The Buck Didn't Stop (Spend A Buck wins the 111th Kentucky Derby), Charles In Charge (Charles Barkley leads the 76ers in a sweep over the Bucks), Picking Up Where They Left Off (Cubs and Padres seem to have a rivalry coming on) Special Report - The Steroid Explosion (Athletes are using anabolic steroids), (Steve Courson of the Tampa Bay Bucs says the use of steroids in the NFL is rife) (Charles J. Radler tells his story of becoming a supplier to the athletes and the ruin that followed) You Name it, They Play It (Three Larkin brothers from Ohio), Magic Faces The Music (Magic Johnson is trying to recover from his playoff miseries of '84)
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May
20
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Patrick Ewing
The NBA (Playoffs), A Wind Of Change Blows At Indy (Indy 500 Time Trials), The Commissioner Gets Tough (Baseball deals with drugs), Make Way For The Mauchies (Angels manager Gene Mauch), Hana Is Getting It All Together (Tennis player Hana Mandikova), A Champ With Lots Of Clout (Boxer Eusebio Pedroza), The Telltale Heart (Testing for heart trouble)
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May
27
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Herschel Walker
Jumping Back into the Limelight (Carl Lewis), Presenting the Phillie Phollies (Baseball), The NBA Playoffs, Stanley Cup '85: Oilers vs. Flyers, A Runner on a Roll (Herschel Walker), His Career is Taking Off (Peter Jacobsen), Did They Drive Over the Line (Racer John Paul Sr. and son face drug charges), A Day in the Life of Mount Kenya
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June
3
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"Thriller At Indy - Danny Sullivan Wins the 500"
Oh Danny Boy, It Was Your Day (Indy 500), Look Who Came to the Rescue (Stanley Cup Playoffs), The Blue Jays are Ruling the Roost (Baseball), At Last, The kid's A Big Hit (Danny Ainge with the Celtics), After The Gold, Some Glitter (Track star Valerie Brisco-Hooks), Rebels With a Good Cause (USFL), So Good, He's Scary (Atlanta's Dale Murphy)
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June
10
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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A Day of Horror and Shame (Soccer riot in Brussels), The 'Movie Stars' Changed Their Act (The Lakers take 2-1 NBA series lead), Riding the Crest of a Gusher (Edmonton beats the Flyers), Getting A L'egg Up in New York (Francie Larrieu Smith wins the 10k Mini Marathon), She Cleaned Their Clocks (Nancy Lopez wins her second LPGA title), Andy's in A Lone Star State (San Diego pitcher Andy Hawkins), The Sixth Great Lake (Lake Champlain)
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June
17
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"King of the Court" - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Finally, A Happy Ending (Lakers Win NBA Championship), The Day Chrissie Reclaimed Paris (Tennis), A Dandy Yankee Derby Double (Jockey Steve Cauthen), The In-Vince-able Man of Steel (Cardinal outfielder Vince Coleman), The Boxer and the Blonde (Story of Billy Conn)
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June
24
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Andy North
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Contents - A Blast From The Past (Andy North hadn't won since his '78 Open, but he hung in there and triumphed at Oakland Hills as T.C. Chen folded.), Hot Times In The AL East (Earl Weaver heard "the right words" and came back to take charge of the sagging Orioles after a 2 1/2 year absence.)(It's a whole new ball game for the Red Sox, who have bunted and pitched to within shouting distance of Toronto.) Special Report - Troubled Times At Memphis State (The Tigers made it to the '86 Final Four, but questions are now being raised about the school's basketball program.), A Taste Of High Society (Anchored by 7' 6 3/4" Manute Bol. the Rhode Island Owls are making themselves at home in the tony town of Newport.), New Breek From The North (Inspired by Bjorn Borg and trained in junior development programs, Swedes are setting the pace in men's tennis.) Departments - Scorecard, Track & Field, Baseball, Rowing, Boxing, For The Record, 19th Hole
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July
1
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"Who's The Greatest? Me" - Larry Holmes
All Bent Out of Shape (National League East), Take My Golf Game, Please!!! (The winner of the "World's Worst Golfer"), A Net Loss is 'Nova's Gain (Wildcat coach Rollie Massimino), Now Eric's Hell on Wheels Too (Eric Heiden takes up bicycle racing), Time for a Boxing Quiz (Heavyweight division history), A Mauling in Tiger Town (Massillon Ohio fires it's high school football coach), A Great Role Player (Kurt Bevacqua)
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July
8
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Mario and Danny, Meet Al Jr. (Auto racing), Hot Stroke, Hot Streak (Ricky Henderson), WOW! (Anne White's Wimbledom bodysuit), The Stallions Came Out Kicking (USFL), Something Screwy Going on Here (Fernando Valenzuela), Riding The Wave of the Future (Surfer Tommy Curren), The Only Game in Town (Lowell, Mich and Gus Macker)
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July
15
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Boris Becker
Das Wonderkind (Boris Becker), More Than a Passing Fancy (Track), The Perils of Life in the Fast Lane (Bowling Star's son Pete Weber recovers from Drug and alcohol problems), Marge Has 'Em Eating Out of her Hand (Marge Schott), Golf's Dashing Invader (Seve Ballesteros)
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July
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Howie Long
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The Cards are Coming Up Aces (The Cardinals hold the upper hand in the NL East), Boris Made It a Boom Town (Boris Becker comes home after winning Wimbledon), A Heavenly Night for the Stars (Baltimore Stars win the first USFL championship), Opening in High Style (Kathy Baker wins the U.S. Open), A Center of Major Contention (Tito Horford tries to decide where he will play basketball), He's Driving 'Em Bananas (NASCAR driver Bill Elliott keeps on winning), A Long Way Up (Howie Long finds stardom with the Raiders)
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August
5
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Pedro Guerrero
A Bolt Out of the Dodger Blue (Baseball), And the Olympic Beat Goes On (National Sports Festival), A Midsummer Night's Dream Mile (Track), The Clown Prince of Football (Bubba Baker), Wild, Wet and Wonderous (Water Skiing), Hello Again to a Grand Group (Athletes of promise and where they are now)
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August
26
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Bernie Kosar
How The Mighty Have Fallen (Baseball Division leaders), This Johnny's On The Spot (NFL running back John Riggins), There's A Love Feast on Lake Erie (Bernie Kosar of the Browns), Diamond In A Flawed Setting (Greg LeMond), The New Mr. Big at BC (Noseguard Mike Ruth), Who Needs Airplanes? (BASE Jumpers)
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September
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Eric Dickerson & Midshipman McCallum
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The Colleges - The Perils of Parity (These days life is difficult, not only for the games traditional powers, but also for pigskin prognosticators.), Back To The Front Of The Line (After missing most of last season with an injury, Napoleon MCCallum returns for an unprecedented fifth year at Navy.), Inside Slant (Opinionated observations on everything from overrated and underrated rivalries to seenly and unseenly stadiums.), Scouting Reports (Rundowns on the Top 20 teams as well as on the Division 1-A conferences, major independents and Division 1-AA, II and III.), It's The Barry Banal Show... (with host Sid Sacchanne. Barry and Sid's guest this week is Backwater U's star tailback, Obsequious Johnson.), A Season For Spreading The Faith (While BYU was winning the National title, several of its future stars were scattered about the Earth on Mormon missions.), '...and Win Just One For The Gipper' (Invoking the memory of dear, departed players is only one device resourceful coaches have used to inspire their teams.), Was He The Greatest Of All Time? (You would never get Red Grange to say it, but there's a strong case to be made for the Galloping Ghost.) The Pros - The Best Athletes On The Field (Battling blockers, runners and receivers, the outside linebackers have some professional job responsibilities.), Mr. Smooth Rushes Into The Record (Meet Eric Dickerson, who, running with a unique, silent grace, outgained the great O.J. Simpson.), Extra Points (A cross-country tour produces plenty of laughs, opinions and insights into the goings on in the NFL.), Scouting Reports (The indefatigable Dr. Z analyzes the teams and gives his power ratings and his always precise predictions.), Listen Up! There's A New Lineup (Don Criqui and Bob Trumpy will be a team on the NBC Radio Network for 37 games, including Monday night.), You've Got It Made. JoeMontana (The 49ers quarterback won the championship and the girl all in the same super and unforgettable year.)
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September
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Joe Louis
Contents - Cutting A Hit Record (Cincinnati's Pete Rose joined Ty Cobb atop the alltime chart Sunday, stroking the 4,191st base hit of his career), Hey, Eric Dickerson, Can You Top This? (With their star back out of the lineup, the Rams went to an old L.A. hero, Charles White, to lead them past Denver), They Held Up The Open In Czech (Ivan Lendl and Hana Mandlikova got their acts together and won championships at the U.S. Open for the first time), ...And Then They Had To Play (The Illini were talking and acting big until USC came to town with its mean defense, huge offensive line and cool QB), Nothing's Mini About These Maxis (Eighty-foot racing boats are the thing for the fabulously wealthy, who, like J.P. Morgan, don't have to ask the price), Black Hero In A White Land (A new book illuminates the pivotal role Joe Louis played in the civil rights revolution that led to black power and hope) Departments - Scorecard, Pro Football, Baseball, College Football, For The Record, 19th Hole
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September
30
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Spinks and Holmes
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Michael Played the Heavy (Boxing), Deception in the Heart of Texas (TCU players receive improper payments), The Old Champ Went Down Swinging (Billy Martin fights pitcher Ed Whitson), Now They Know How it Feels (49ers beat the Raiders), Pride of the Yuppies (Football player Gary Yencik)
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October
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"Tony Robinson Buries Auburn"
The Vols Had a ball (College Football), California Dreamin' (surfing), Everybody's Picking on Poor Joe (Joe Theismann), Winning in a Jaywalk (Toronto Blue Jays), A Champ With Strange Ideas (Michael Srinks beats Larry Holmes), 'A Man Has to Care' (Gene Mauch)
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December
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Marcus Allen
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Coughing Up a Costly One (A Denver fumble in OT is turned into a field goal and a win), Curry Was a Man In A Hurry (Donald Curry KO's Milton McCory in the second to unify the Welterweight crown), For Now He's The Cats' Meow (Kentucky coach Eddie Sutton is finding his job pressure packed), Some Hits, Some Errors (Peter Ueberroth as baseball commissioner has people wondering what is next for him), Hail To The Sizzling Siblings (Laurie and Larry Rinker win the J.C. Penney Mixed Team), Seriously, Folks, It's a Wonderful Life (Jazz coach Frank Layden and Salt Lake City have a mutual admiration society), Once A Bear, Always A Bear (Bears coach Mike Ditka seems to be a throwback to Chicago's past)
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December
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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Contents - Dallas Does It (The Cowboys stunned the Giants with two touchdowns late in the first half and won the NFC East.), Slap Shot II: Brett Hull (The great Bobby has a son whose firing them like the old man on the collegiate rinks of the Midwest.), Call It The Blowout Bowl (In a matchup of unbeatens, Fresno State crushed Bowling Green 51-7 in the California Bowl.), Dr. Z Zeros In On The Top Pros (As the game becomes more specialized, the author's picks reflect the NFL's changing nature.), No Longer A Cozy Corner (What has happened to our once comfortable world of sports? Bigness, greed, says the author.), Moments of 1985 (The winners, the losers, the highlights and lowlights of the year in sports are recalled in 16 pages of photographs.), Sportsman of the Year (For 20 years of excellence and a great championship season, SI honors Kareem Abdul-Habbar.), Your Uncle Sam's Attic (Photographer Brian Lanker focuses in on an array of memorabilia at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington.), Good Ol' Charlie Schulz (The holidays always bring you Charie Brown specials, and the creator, Charles Schulz, is special too.), Audubon Mystery, Passion, Beauty (In the bicentennial of his birth, John Audubon still exerts a powerful influence on our view of nature.) Departments - Scorecard, College Basketball, Extra Points, TV / Radio, For The Record, 19th Hole
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